Saint Paulinus of Nola
Confessor; Bishop of Nola, Italy.
Born Bordeaux, France, 354; died Nola, 431.
Educated under the poet Ausonius, he became governor of the Province of Campania; married a Spanish Christian lady named Therasia and was converted to Christianity.
After the death of his only child he and his wife retired to Spain, 390, to embrace the religious life; ordained, 395; made Bishop of Nola, 409; his poems and letters are valuable contributions to the literature of his day.
Buried at Nola.
Feast, Roman Calendar, 22 June.
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